Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by valman » 15 Jun 2012 06:22 pm

how long does linseed oil usually last? i tend to soak mine in tire shine normally but it fades after a week or two
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Post by Speedy88 » 15 Jun 2012 07:16 pm

Linseed can last up to a few months depending on rain and sun exposure. A thick treatment of several coats (waiting for each to dry) should last longer.
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Post by Benfraser » 15 Jun 2012 07:31 pm

how long does linseed oil usually last? i tend to soak mine in tire shine normally but it fades after a week or two
Well i put on 2 layers on each bumper and 2 on the grill about a week ago and they are still black as! :D Also it has been raining just about every day since i put it on so its pretty good as the water just runs off it as its oil

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Post by Benfraser » 18 Jun 2012 08:26 pm

The other day i got my suspension set up through the other day which i ordered from Dai. Pleased with it and it came the day after i ordered it. I bought 3" blocks, front dampers and 3" lowering springs and lastly rear adjustable rear dampers. Here they are...
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Should look pretty good once its done. Should be hopefully fitting it tomorrow so i'll upload pics wednesday or somehting...

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Post by Nimminz » 18 Jun 2012 08:47 pm

looking good mate, I've been meaning to try linseed oil for ages, just never got round to it. Worked a treat on yours by the looks of it.
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Post by SteveP » 18 Jun 2012 09:45 pm

Told ya - no need for new bumpers :lol: Looks great!
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Post by Attack2001 » 18 Jun 2012 11:46 pm

Sweet stuff man :D Top quality, gonna be good once you've got it all on 8)

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Post by Benfraser » 19 Jun 2012 11:57 am

Thanks will be fitting it tomorrow night hopefully, should look pretty good :D Want to order some wheels soon as well but i am still undecided on weather or not to get the starmags or minilites :?

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Post by Attack2001 » 19 Jun 2012 11:59 am

starmags, there rarer, minilights are over done....
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Post by Benfraser » 19 Jun 2012 12:00 pm

starmags, there rarer, minilights are over done....
Yeah thats what i was thinking. Have you seen my pm?

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Post by Attack2001 » 19 Jun 2012 12:04 pm

Benfraser wrote:
starmags, there rarer, minilights are over done....
Yeah thats what i was thinking. Have you seen my pm?

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Doing it now :)
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Post by Benfraser » 19 Jun 2012 12:08 pm

Attack2001 wrote:
Benfraser wrote:
starmags, there rarer, minilights are over done....
Yeah thats what i was thinking. Have you seen my pm?

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Thansk dude, i gather you kind of know what i want from the thread? Also if you could put the duckbill splitter on?

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Post by Attack2001 » 19 Jun 2012 12:19 pm

Benfraser wrote:Thansk dude, i gather you kind of know what i want from the thread? Also if you could put the duckbill splitter on?

Thanks, Ben....
I can lower it and put the wheels on it for you, thats pretty much the extent of my skills, i may be able to put a duckbill but i doubt i sm1
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Post by Benfraser » 19 Jun 2012 12:21 pm

Attack2001 wrote:
Benfraser wrote:Thansk dude, i gather you kind of know what i want from the thread? Also if you could put the duckbill splitter on?

Thanks, Ben....
I can lower it and put the wheels on it for you, thats pretty much the extent of my skills, i may be able to put a duckbill but i doubt i sm1
Ok lowered and wheels is the main thing i want to see lol, thanks man. And could you take the side bump strips off? Thanks again

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by volvosneverdie » 19 Jun 2012 04:44 pm

Benfraser wrote:And could you take the side bump strips off? Thanks again
It has been documented that this can lead to a world of pain dude. You may lose some paint/leave some marks. Plus, it looks a bit naff.

Up to you though.
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